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Comments You Don’t Want To Miss — Tale Of Two Schools

We know that you may not have time to read everything on the site. This is a way to surface for members some of our must-read comments.

Back-patting Leaders Miss The Point

To hear their words about the resolution of the Furlough Friday controversy, you'd think our leaders did the right thing every step of the way. If only.

News At Civil Beat

As we develop our service, we're evolving and finding new ways to approach the news.
Look to Hawaii Tourism page for story behind story

Look to Hawaii Tourism page for story behind story

Article on Shanghai Expo launches our coverage of all-important tourism industry. Every time we we begin coverage of new subject, we add new topic pages. Hawaii Tourism is the latest addition.
Analysis: Civil Beat Poll Points To Dems’ November Dilemma Civil Beat File Photo

Analysis: Civil Beat Poll Points To Dems’ November Dilemma

Hanabusa's second place finish in 1st Congressional District Special Election might position her to be party's standard bearer in November, but Case would be the stronger candidate against Djou.
Week 3: We advance our approach to reporting

Week 3: We advance our approach to reporting

One thing we hope you'll like about Civil Beat is that our reporters will share their experience gathering the news with you. This week saw a number of examples, from testing the waters of the Ala Wai to reporting on how inaccessible a powerful board can be.
First Beatup At Civil Beat

First Beatup At Civil Beat

It was encouraging and humbling to hear members share their reaction to the site at our first public gathering at Civil Beat headquarters in Kaimuki. We learned how much people care about what we're doing — and how we can do it better.
“This is not Mufi’s train.”

“This is not Mufi’s train.”

Dedicated team at Honolulu Hale make the case for $5.5 billion rail project and why it will be the people's train. Change is difficult, they say, but if system isn't allowed to roll, it could be another 20 years before it's tried again. Imagine the traffic then.

New topic pages on Tourism, Historic Preservation, Sierra Club

Check out the resource we're building to help members understand issues